Nonmetals



[non-met-l] /nɒnˈmɛt l/

noun, Chemistry.
1.
an element not having the character of a , as carbon or nitrogen.
2.
an element incapable of forming simple positive ions in solution.
/nɒnˈmɛtəl/
noun
1.
any of a number of chemical elements that form negative ions, have acidic oxides, and are generally poor conductors of heat and electricity

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